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Falcon Surprise, SpaceX Says Something Big is Coming
Greg Hullender
post Apr 5 2011, 04:01 AM
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From SpaceX about two hours ago.

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Something Big is Coming
ElonMusk Holding Press Conference on Tuesday, April 5th
Elon Musk,CEO and Chief Technical Officer of SpaceX, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 5th at 11:20am EST to discuss SpaceX's latest venture.
Get a sneakpeak of the discussion on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th6HQ9RtVCE.
The press conference will be webcast live at: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/spacex. The press conference will also be accessible via the home page ofSpaceX.com by clicking the main banner. If you are unable to watch live, the press conference will be archived at http://www.visualwebcaster.com/spacex for future viewing.
Judging from the video (and the fact that the Falcon 9 Heavy Maiden Launch showed up on their mainifest a month or two ago) I'm guessing this'll be the F9H announcement. But, given the fanfare, it could be anything.

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djellison
post Apr 6 2011, 05:30 AM
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Pad ready quicker? Less conflicts on the range? Closer to Hawthorne? I can think of lots of reasons.
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- Greg Hullender   Falcon Surprise   Apr 5 2011, 04:01 AM
- - Syrinx   I've taken all the fanfare to mean that SpaceX...   Apr 5 2011, 04:35 AM
|- - Eluchil   QUOTE I'm guessing this'll be the F9H anno...   Apr 5 2011, 06:23 PM
- - Norm Hartnett   If Space X gets this thing off the ground (and the...   Apr 5 2011, 11:49 PM
- - Greg Hullender   Spaceflight Now says NASA is eager to certify the ...   Apr 6 2011, 02:37 AM
- - Greg Hullender   Anyone have any idea why the maiden launch for FH ...   Apr 6 2011, 04:43 AM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (Greg Hullender @ Apr 6 2011, 06:43...   Apr 6 2011, 04:33 PM
- - djellison   Pad ready quicker? Less conflicts on the range? C...   Apr 6 2011, 05:30 AM
- - stevesliva   Beats me. Because there is a brand new space laun...   Apr 6 2011, 05:37 AM
|- - SFJCody   I wonder what could be done with a little New Hori...   Apr 6 2011, 01:08 PM
|- - AndyG   ~12 tonnes in low Mars orbit would be rather enter...   Apr 6 2011, 01:44 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (AndyG @ Apr 6 2011, 03:44 PM) ~12 ...   Apr 6 2011, 04:34 PM
|- - AndyG   QUOTE (ugordan @ Apr 6 2011, 05:34 PM) 12...   Apr 6 2011, 06:46 PM
|- - ugordan   I wouldn't count on Falcon Heavy having anythi...   Apr 6 2011, 07:09 PM
|- - stevesliva   QUOTE (ugordan @ Apr 6 2011, 03:09 PM) I ...   Apr 6 2011, 09:37 PM
||- - ugordan   QUOTE (stevesliva @ Apr 6 2011, 11:37 PM)...   Apr 6 2011, 10:09 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (ugordan @ Apr 6 2011, 11:09 AM) Ta...   Apr 6 2011, 10:04 PM
- - algorimancer   Launch costs of <$1000/lb. encourage the n...   Apr 7 2011, 03:31 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Apr 7 2011, 08:31 A...   Apr 7 2011, 03:48 PM
|- - Syrinx   You know the old saying. In for $1000, in fo...   Apr 7 2011, 06:28 PM
|- - algorimancer   QUOTE (Syrinx @ Apr 7 2011, 01:28 PM) ......   Apr 11 2011, 12:45 PM
- - djellison   I repeat - you are catastrophically underestimatin...   Apr 11 2011, 01:56 PM
- - algorimancer   As I see it, you're prematurely squelching a (...   Apr 11 2011, 05:11 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Apr 11 2011, 10:11 ...   Apr 11 2011, 08:27 PM
- - Greg Hullender   Something I've always liked about UMSF is that...   Apr 13 2011, 01:38 AM


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